Smugglers' Notch Vermont - Press Releases
Discover Food and Wine highlight of Columbus Day Weekend at Smugglers' Notch Resort in Vermont
On October 12, 2013 Smugglers' Notch Resort in Vermont will host its fifth annual Discover Food and Wine showcasing the state's renowned specialty foods and a wide selection of domestic and international fine wines, including wines from Vermont vineyards. The event offers the opportunity to mingle with and learn from enthusiastic food and wine experts while savoring their delicious products in a beautiful mountain setting during Vermont's legendary foliage season.
The Discover Food & Wine tasting event will be held from 5:00 pm to 7:30 pm. The event features a selection of domestic and international wine tastings, and samplings of Vermont's renowned specialty foods such as Cabot Cheese, Ben & Jerry's Ice Cream, Green Mountain Coffee Roasters, maple products and more. The Resort's Morse Mountain Grille will serve hors d'oeuvres. While sampling, guests will enjoy local performer Jenni Johnson's unique blend of jazz, blues and swing vocals.
The weekend's 3 night/3 day lodging package includes entry to the Discover Food and Wine event, mountainside fully-equipped condominium lodging, use of the indoor heated pool and hot tubs, arcade game room, and enjoyment of other Resort facilities like tennis, basketball, mini golf, and shuffleboard (weather permitting). Package pricing starts at $349 per person based on double occupancy in a studio condominium.
In keeping with the weekend's theme of food discovery, guests may choose to enjoy a fee-based Water & Wine Canoe Trip to a local winery for a wine tasting complete with gourmet cheeses, fresh fruit and artisan breads.
Children can participate in daily programs hosted at the Resort's child care center, Treasures. Treasures also will offer a Kids' Night Out program from 5:30 to 10:30 pm on Saturday, October 12, 2013 to accommodate families who need child care while the adults attend Discover Food & Wine. Programs at Treasures are 50 percent off for guests on the Resort's popular AutumnFest vacation package. Families will also enjoy the Resort's FunZone, an indoor game and entertainment center, and eight playgrounds.
The Resort's Village is a convenient and comfortable home base from which to explore Vermont's countryside and enjoy apple picking, hiking, biking and other highlights of fall travel. Some of the many events and activities near Smugglers' over Columbus Day Weekend include the Stowe Foliage Arts Festival, the Burlington Farmers' Market and evening history and ghost story lantern tours in Burlington and Stowe.